Skip the dishes and head out for dinner, drinks and activities this week – you deserve it YYC.
CSSC Friday Night Beach Volleyball Drop-In
Now until September 6th from 6:15-10pm
Marda Loop Communities Association, 3130-16th Street SW
Head down to Marda Loop for a night in the sand as you serve, set and smash your way to victory, regardless of your skill level. Psst… Village Ice Cream is just around the corner – time to celebrate?
August 6th at 5:30pm & 8pm
Shelter, 1210 1 Street SW
Mix, learn and drink the night away as you enjoy three delicious concoctions, bar snacks, endless history, new techniques, a cocktail contest and so much more at this event. Understand the history and mixology behind your favourite cocktail, with fun facts and new tricks to impress your friends.
Long Table Dinner
August 7th from 5:30-8:30pm
Rouge, 1240 8 Ave SE
This Wednesday, one time only, enjoy a delicious three-course meal and something to sip on as you connect with your community and go home with powerful takeaways. Don’t forget your wallet because Poppy Barley, The Upside and Hair on Location will be popping up to dazzle you with new possibilities.
Taste of Calgary
August 8th-11th from 11am-10pm daily
Eau Claire Plaza, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Try a little bit of this and a little bit of that at this year’s Taste of Calgary. Purchase sampling tickets and wander around Eau Claire Plaza as you drool over global cuisines, local favourites and everything in-between to eat, drink and shop the night away.
Shakespeare by the Bow: A Midsummer’s Night Dream
Now until August 18th at 7pm Tuesday-Sunday & an additional matinee at 2pm on Sundays
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW
This magical tale will lead you through a frenzy of love and mischief any night of the week starting Tuesday. Walk, bike, Lime scoot your way down to Prince’s Island Park to enjoy another astounding Theatre Calgary performance in the great outdoors.
Music in the Plaza: L’omelette
Now until August 28 from 6-8pm
Heritage Town Square, 1900 Heritage Dr SW
Music in the Plaza starts off July with a bang from the Calgary-based band, L’omelette. Take in the sights and sounds of Heritage Park Square as they welcome various local musical talent to perform outdoors each Wednesday. L’omelette combines the genres of indie rock, funk, folk and sweet, sweet jazz to create something beautiful. Did we mention that it’s free?!
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Kelsey is the Editorial & Events Manager for Date Night. Monday-Friday she works as an independent Marketing & Communications Contractor, providing writing, editing and digital marketing services for small businesses here in YYC. When she’s not busy writing about our city, you can usually find her trying the newest fitness studio, exploring the Rockies or chasing the sun – whether here in AB or halfway across the world.